It’s time for another of my end-of-year “Best” lists (you can see all 1,800 “The Best…” lists here).
I’m adding this one to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!
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Here are my choices for The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – Part Two (let me know what you think I’m missing). these are not listed in any order of preference:
Education Isn’t the Key to a Good Income is by Rachel Cohen. She also posted a follow-up to it. I’m adding them both to The Best Resources On Why Improving Education Is Not THE Answer To Poverty & Inequality.
Teachers’ unions and school performance: Evidence from California charter schools is a new study showing that student achievement increased in charter schools after they unionized. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teachers Unions Are Important. Chalkbeat has an article about the study.
The Theory And Practice Of School Closures is from The Shanker Blog. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On The Impact Of School Closures — Suggest More!
Research “Proves” – Very Little appeared in Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Don’t Suspend Students. Empathize. is a pretty interesting NY Times column by David L. Kirp.
Can a Tech Start-Up Successfully Educate Children in the Developing World? appeared in The New York Times. It’s a deep dive into a for-profit effort to create schools in Africa.
‘Personalized Learning’ and the Power of the Gates Foundation to Shape Education Policy is from Audrey Watters. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
How Does Professional Development Improve Teaching? seems like a pretty important paper. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.
Reform Lessons from Skeptical But Not Cynical Veterans is by Larry Cuban. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On Building Influence & Creating Change.
DeVos says school spending and student outcomes aren’t related, but recent research suggests otherwise is from Matt Barnum. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools.
The Silicon Valley Billionaires Remaking America’s Schools is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Hollywood’s Reductive Narratives About School is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn About (And View Video Clips Of) Teachers In The Movies.